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Mayor Derek Kawakami says Kauaʻi is acclimating well to life with COVID

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The Hawaiʻi Pandemic Applied Modeling Work Group's latest COVID-19 forecast has Hawaiʻi hitting 4,000 new cases a day statewide in early January. Kauaʻi Mayor Derek Kawakami joined The Conversation live to talk about the COVID situation on the Garden Isle — and his hopes for the new year.

Information on Kauaʻi vaccine sites can be found at kauai.gov. This interview aired on The Conversation on Dec. 28, 2021. The Conversation airs weekdays at 11 a.m. on HPR-1.

Catherine Cruz is the host of The Conversation. Originally from Guam, she spent more than 30 years at KITV, covering beats from government to education. Contact her at ccruz@hawaiipublicradio.org.
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